Laois Sport

NFL – Laois cough up scores to put themselves under unnecessary pressure

Laois 3-16 Leitrim 3-10 By Denis J. Croke WITH a 15 point lead entering the final quarter in Carrick-on-Shannon on Sunday Laois looked to be cruising to the second win in this year’s National Football League. But how that was...

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NHL – Battling Laois lose out as Galway pull away in closing minutes

Galway 2-18 Laois 0-17 By Pat Delaney THE good crowd in O’Moore Park on a cold but dry Saturday evening...

Thursday, 08/02/18 - 1:16pm Read More

Ladies NFL – Laois crushed by Tipp

Tipperary 5-14 Laois 1-5 By Denis J. Croke LAOIS took the long road to Ardfinnan in south Tipperary on Saturday...

Thursday, 08/02/18 - 1:15pm Read More

Soccer – LSL Senior Div 1A – Wasted chances cost Portlaoise dearly

Maynooth University Town FC 2 Portlaoise AFC 1 PORTLAOISE AFC first team suffered a setback in their promotion hunt on...

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Rugby Towns Cup – Forwards lay the foundations as Portlaoise cruise into the second round

Portlaoise 46 Navan 8 By Denis J. Croke SOME old wise man of rugby once said ‘forwards make tries, backs...

Thursday, 08/02/18 - 1:12pm Read More

Ladies NFL – No complaints as Laois ladies go down to Cavan in league opener

Cavan 2-11 Laois 0-8 LAOIS got off to a disappointing start to the 2018 Lidl National Ladies Football League Division...

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NFL – Laois get off to a winner as Walsh hits form

Laois 2-12 Limerick 0-9 By Denis J. Croke LAOIS footballers travelled to O’Moore Park on Saturday evening knowing that nothing...

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NHL – Limerick prove too strong for weakened visitors

Limerick 1-25 Laois 0-18 By Pat Delaney ANOTHER trip to the Gaelic Grounds in search of national league points but...

Thursday, 08/02/18 - 1:07pm Read More

SFC – Three goal Heath stun the champions

The Heath 3-10 Stradbally 1-12 By Denis J. Croke YOU could say these two teams won the three major finals...

Friday, 04/08/17 - 3:25pm Read More

SFC – Great start ensures victory for the Town

  Portlaoise 3-13 Arles Kilcruise 1-14 By Pat Delaney THIS familiar pairing have had many exciting tussles over the past...

Friday, 04/08/17 - 3:24pm Read More

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RUGBY – Portlaoise signal intention in season opener

Portlaoise 26 Thurles 22 PORTLAOISE signalled their intention to rebuild their side into a force to be reckoned with at Togher on Sunday last. Captain Rosie Palmer led her team into the first competitive match of the season with trepidation...

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Ruanbeg rescued

WRITE a book on any subject and that topic becomes part of the author’s mental make-up both before and long...

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